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Among the Apaches


Apaches in 1870s: dwellings, medicine men, runners, war dress, weapons, leaders. 30 illustrations,  30 pages. Inventory=7.

ISBN: 0-910584-35-4. Order #: FILT4574 paper$4.00/50




The geology story of Zion, Bryce, Petrified Forest, Painted Desert and Grand Canyon. Illustrated, 62 pages. Inventory =9. NOLA1008 paper$4.50.



ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF ORGAN PIPE CACTUS NATIONAL MONUMENT (AN). Groschupf, Brown, & Johnson. Habitats, birds, seasonal distribution. 52 pages. Inventory = 1. SOPM4500 paper$4.95.


ARCHES: The Story Behind the Scenery (UT). Johnson. How rock shapes formed in Utah national park, life on the outcrops, history. Color photos, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-88714-002-5. 1987. Order #: KCPU0742 paper$8.95.




ARIZONA COOK BOOK. Fischers. A taste of the Old Southwest: sizzling Indian fry bread, prickly pear marmalade, sourdough biscuits, refried beans, beef jerky, cactus candy, and more. Inventory = 2. GOWE6228 paper$5.95.

ARIZONA'S MOUNTAINS: A Hiking and Climbing Guide. Martins. Route descriptions and travel information for 101 hikes, including many high summits. Maps, photos, 208 pages. Inventory = 1. CORD7529 paper$11.95.

ARIZONA'S SCENIC BYWAYS. Thollander. Explores the great natural wonders and areas of antiquity; formerly "Back Roads of Arizona." Illustrated, 168 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. NOLA5466 paper$12.95.

BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT. Noble. Geology, history & prehistory of New Mexico Indian pueblo of cliff dwellings and valley sites. 32 pages. Inventory = 1. SCAR1904 paper$4.95.


Desert, cactus, wildflowers, rock formations. Color photos, 72 large-format pages. Inventory = 83. ISBN:0-915796-39-2. BEAM0127 paper$7.95.




BEAUTIFUL NEW MEXICO. Ryan. Wildflowers, mountains, desert, Indian adobes. Color photos, 72 large-format pages. Inventory = 3. BEAM0115 paper$7.95.


BIG BEND: the story behind the scenery. Sperling. Geology, plant life, animals, history of this Texas national park. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-88741-101-3. 1995. Order #: KCPU4679 paper$8.95





Compilation provides broad view of birding possibilities in the 11 national monuments and parks of New Mexico. 40 pages. Inventory = 1. PRIM6550 paper$2.50.




BIRDS OF THE GRAND CANYON REGION: An Annotated Checklist. Brown et. al. Overview, effects of Glen Canyon dam, species seen--where and when. 50 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. GRCA0573 paper$15.00.

BRIEF HISTORY OF NEW MEXICO (A). Jenkins. Inventory = 1. UNEM4367 paper$7.95.

BRYCE CANYON: the story behind the scnerey. Bezy. Colorful eroded columns, spires, and arches--how they formed, plus history, plants and wildlife, scenery. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-916122-69-7. 1981. Order #: KCPU4619 paper$8.95






BRYCE CANYON IN PICTURES: the continuing story. Colclazer. Extended captions with full color photographs explain the origin of the landscape features of this Utah national park. Includes wildlife, history. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-032-7. 1989. Order #: KCPU4723 paper$8.95





CANYON DE CHELLY: The Story Behind the Scenery (AZ). Supplee. Anasazi and today's Navajo peoples, rock formations, cliff dwellings at Arizona National park. 65 color photos, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-042-4. 1993. Order #: KCPU3818 paper$8.95.


CANYON DE CHELLY IN PICTURES: the continuing story. Hunter. Cliffside cliff-dwellings in the canyon of this Arizona national park. Once inhabited by Anasazi and now by Navajo Native Americans. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-145-5. 1999. Order #: KCPU8007 paper$8.95




CANYONLANDS: The Story Behind the Scenery (UT). Johnson. Geologic wonderland of rocks, spires, mesas, Indian petroglyphs at Utah National park. Color photos, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-034-3. 1989. Order #: KCPU4628 paper$8.95.





COLORADO PLATEAU: the story behind the scenery. Ladd.  Geology and topography of this wondrous landscape of the Four Corners region of Colorado/Utah/Arizona/New Mexico. Unuusal rock formations and scenery and unusual weathering processes. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-090-4. 1995. Order #: KCPU4736 paper$8.95


I IS FOR INDIANS OF THE SOUTHWEST: the story behind the scenery. Rosen & Baird. Children's story telling of the Southwest character and heritage. Large-format pages, color illus. Inventory =22. ISBN: 0-88714-211-7. 2000. Order #: KCPU8108 paper$9.95.






CARLSBAD CAVERNS: Silent Chambers, Timeless Beauty. Barnett.

Cave formation, exploration, natural features of New Mexico national park. Color photos, 36 large-format pages. Inventory = 13. CACA1888 paper$3.95.


CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK. Vivian. Audio cassette tour with archeologist of Anasazi Indian sites. Inventory = 1. SOPM5587 audio$9.95.

DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS: The Triassic in Petrified Forest. Long & Houk. Fascinating animals once roamed tropical Arizona in what is now arid Petrified Forest National park. Color illustrations, 96 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. PEFO7051 paper$14.95.

THE EARP BROTHERS OF TOMBSTONE: The Story of Mrs. Virgil Earp. Waters. Map, 255 pages. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8032-5838-0.  UNEB7011 paper$6.95.





EASY FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON DESERT BIRDS OF ARIZONA. Primer. Describes 31 birds of this region, such as hawks, quail, cactus wren, roadrunner. Drawings, 32 little pages. Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-935810-13-7.  PRIM4546 paper$1.25.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON DESERT CACTUS OF ARIZONA. Primer. Uses simple key charts to lead to species identification of chollas, prickly pears, pincushions, organ pipe, and more. Drawings, 32 little pages. Inventory = 5. ISBN:0-935810-15-3.. PRIM4560 paper$1.25.

EASY FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON DESERT INSECTS OF ARIZONA. Primer. Identifies 30 species characteristic of this region, like vinegaroon, tarantula, scorpion, cicada, mesquite bug. Drawings, 32 little pages. ISBN: . Inventory = 1. 0-935810-14.5 PRIM4559 paper$1.25.


EASY FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON TREES OF ARIZONA. Primer Identifies 47 trees of this region, showing leaf and cone or seed characteristics. Drawings, 32 little pages. Inventory = 1. PRIM3351 paper$1.25.

THE ENCHANTED LIGHT: Images of the Grand Canyon. Thomson. Introductory text and photographic impressions. Photos, 80 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. MUNA0914 paper$5.95.


A lyrical novel that welds ancient mystery with the actual lives of workaday people, is set in Roswell, New Mexico during the Great Depression. Inventory = 5. UNEM3737 paper$6.95.

Favorite Mexican Cookin'. by Lane.

Recipes for using tortillas, corn, chili, tomatoes, and beans in tangy tostadas, enchiladas, tacos, tamales, sopapilla, burritos, huevos, and more. Drawings, 64 pages. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas. No ISBN. #BALA9260 paper$3.95



Field Mouse Goes to War: a bilingual tale. Kennard and Yava. Illustrated by Fred Kabotie.

Can the little field mouse outwit the hawk that is stealing chickens from the People?

This traditional Hopi tale was originally published in 1944 by the Bureau of Indian Afffairs. The drawings are by Hopi artist Fred Kabotie who was born at the turn of the century on the Second Mesa. Kabotie was commissioned by the Museum of the American Indian in New York to record authentic native dances and by the Fred Harvey Company to decorate the Indian Tower on the south Rim of the Grand Canyon.

The book is in English and phonetic Hopi. Contains pronunciation guide.74 pages. Inventory = 1.

ISBN: 0-86541-046-1. Order #: FILT5265 paper$10.95

A FITTING DEATH FOR BILLY THE KID. Adams. How the "Kid" legend was born and grew. Illustrated, 320 pages. Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-8061-1764-8. UOKL5678 paper$12.95.






FLOWERS OF THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS. Dodge. Capsule descriptions help identify, plant's stories. Drawings, color illustrations, 136 pages. Inventory = 1. SOPM1315 paper$9.95. 

FLOWERS OF THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS. Arnberger & Janish. Capsule descriptions of species living above 7,000 feet, on color-coded pages. Color photos, drawings, 143 pages. Inventory = 1. SOPM1319 paper$9.95.

FLOWERS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN FORESTS AND WOODLANDS. Foxx. Botanical guide to species. Drawings, 216 pages. Inventory = 1. UNEM1617 paper$12.95.

FORT SELDEN, NEW MEXICO. Cohrs. Story of 1865 military fort built at edge of waterless "Journey of Death" desert to protect settlers and travelers. Illustrated, 32 large-format pages. Inventory = 3. MUNM4021 paper$2.95.

FORT SUMNER, NEW MEXICO. Wilson. History of military post where Navajo native Americans were taken after losing their freedom to Kit Carson; it was the end of their "Long Walk." Illustrated, 20 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. MUNM6431 paper$3.95.


GLEN CANYON--LAKE POWELL: The Story Behind the Scenery (UT). Everhart. Canyon geology, native Americans, fishing, boating, dam history of Utah national recreation area. 69 color photos, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 4.  ISBN:0- 916122-85-9. 1983. Order #: KCPU0724 paper$9.95.


GRAN QUIVIRA; Salinas National Monument. Park guide to ancient Indian ruin in New Mexico gives history & architecture of pueblo and mission. Photos, drawings, 32 pages. Inventory = 1. SOPM1326 paper$1.00.

GRAND CANYON COUNTRY. Elmer. Tours natural wonders of this Arizona region. Color photos, 28 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. PRIM4611 paper$2.95.

GRAND CANYON COUNTRY. Clark. Guide to Grand Canyon National Park and adjacent areas--activities, natural features, ancient and modern Indian cultures. Illustrated, maps, 144 pages. Inventory = 3. WETR5607 paper$7.95.

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK--A Photographic and Comprehensive Guide. Yandell. Park history, the canyon, geology, motorist's view. Color photos, maps, 122 large-format pages. Inventory = 4. WOWI1808 paper$7.95.





GRAND CANYON RAILROAD ILLUSTRATED GUIDEBOOK. Gerber. Reopened line from Williams, Arizona, to Grand Canyon--history, mileposts, scenery, equipment. Illustrated, 80 pages. Inventory = 1. PRIM3710$5.95.

GRAND CANYON TREKS II. Butchart. Covers additional areas lately included in National park. Illustrated, 48 pages. Inventory = 9. LASI788 paper$2.95.




GRAND CANYON WILDFLOWERS. Phillips. Describes kinds by color. Color photos, 151 pages. Inventory = 1. GRCA0565 paper$16.95.

GRAND CANYON: A Wish You Were Here Book. Wilsons & Nicholas. Photographs and captions celebrate this national park's special places. Includes mailer. 44 color photos, 48 pages. Inventory = 3. SIER3955 paper$3.95.

GRAND CANYON: The Story Behind the Scenery (AZ).  Inventory = 1. Order #: KCPU2577 cloth$8.95.

GRAND CANYON: the story behind the scenery (AZ). Beal. Canyon origin, fossils, rock formations, inner canyon, exploring, wildlife. 64 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1.  ISBN: 0-916122-06-9. 1986. Order #: KCPU4531 paper$8.95





GRAND CANYON IN PICTURES: the continuiing story. Rudd. Landscapes, river carving, boating the inner canyon, wildlife, and more--shown in photography with extended captions. 48 large-format pages, color illus., map. Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-87114-046-7. 1990. Order #: KCPU8022 paper$8.95





GRANT OF KINGDOM. Fergusson. Historical novel of vast New Mexico Maxwell Land Grant of nearly 2 million acres in years after the Civil War. Centered near Cimarron and set in mountains and valley of northern New Mexico, peopled with unforgettable characters. 325 pages. Inventory = 2. UNEM3918 paper$7.95.

A GUIDE TO GRAND CANYON VILLAGE HISTORIC DISTRICT. Manns. Park headquarters, early railways, tourist features. Photos, maps, 24 pages. Inventory = 2. GRCA0568 paper$4.95.

GUIDE TO HIKING THE INNER CANYON (A): Grand Canyon National Park. Thybony. Permits, weather, south-rim and north-rim trails. Photos, maps, 48 pages. Inventory = 5. GRCA0561 paper$5.95.

A GUIDE TO THE GRANDVIEW TRAIL AND HORSESHOE MESA. Good. Tells mining history and tourism of area in Grand Canyon National park, at points of interest. Photos, 24 pages. Inventory = 1. GRCA6295 paper$2.95.

GUIDE TO THE NEW MEXICO MOUNTAINS. Ungnade. Covers 75 mountain ranges--climbing routes, auto routes, rivers, caves, winter trips. Maps, 235 pages. Inventory = 1. UNEM1614 paper$10.95.

GUIDE TO THE NORTH KAIBAB TRAIL. Berkowitz. Trail history, geology, ecology, scenery, directions for trail between inner Grand Canyon and north rim. Maps, drawings, 34 pages. Inventory = 5. GRCA0563 paper$2.95.

GUIDE TO THE SOUTH KAIBAB TRAIL. Houk. Geology, wildlife, flowers, trail directions from south rim into Grand Canyon. Drawings, map, 27 pages. Inventory = 3. GRCA0569 paper$2.95.

HAUNTED HIGHWAYS: The ghost towns of New Mexico. Looney. Histories of once lively towns and camps that didn't make it. Photos, 220 large-format pages. Inventory = 2. UNEM1605 paper$17.95.



HIKING THE SOUTHWEST: Arizona, New Mexico, and West Texas. Ganci. Sierra Club Totebook. Inventory = 1. RAHO2715 paper$14.00.

HOUSE IN THE SUN. Olin. The arid and thorny residence of desert plants and animals--how they live. Color photos, 248 pages. Inventory = 4. SOPM1314 paper$3.95.

IN TIME OF HARVEST. Sinclair. Novel about an Oklahoma family homesteading in New Mexico mines a classic vein of American humor. Inventory = 2. UNEM3761 paper$6.95.

JEROME: A Story of Mines, Men, and Money. Brewer. A historical booklet on Jerome, Arizona, classic story of Western boom and bust mining operation. Photos, 12 pages. Inventory = 8. SOPM3919 paper$1.50.

Kokopelli: Casanova of the Cliff Dweller

John V. Young.

Who or what was Kokopelli? The hunchback flute player's many roles and the Kokopelli legends are described in this 40 page, illustrated book. Inventory= 5.

ISBN: 0-86541-026-7. Order #: FILT7122 paper$4.95


THE LIFE AND DEATH OF LITTLE JO. Bright. An affectionate portrayal of village life in New Mexico's Taos Valley. Inventory = 4. UNEM3735 paper$6.95.

THE LIFE OF PAT F. GARRETT and the Taming of the Border Outlaw. Scanland.

Gunmen, outlaws, greatest sheriff of Old Southwest. 5 illustrations, 44 pages. Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-910584-18.4. FILT0485 paper$3.95




MONUMENT VALLEY: the story behind the scenery. Den Dooven. The desert landscape of unusual rock formations and story of the past Indian people who have lived there, and of the present ones who still do.  Author's handwritten note on page 7. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-88714-29.2. 2011. Order #: KCPU4975 paper$8.95




NEW LIGHT ON CHACO CANYON. Noble Chaco prehistory, "road" network, rock art, environment, early astronomy. 108 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. SCAR8017 paper$12.95.


Anecdotes of 25 old cities with their blacksmith shops, turquoise and gold mines, churches, and schools. 65 photos, 80 large-format pages. Inventory = 14. No ISBN.  ZZBS0401 paper$5.95.


NEW MEXICO: The Shining Land. Sinclair. Essays that portray the power, magic, and mystery of New Mexico's history, geography, and culture. Photos, 197 pages. Inventory = 1. UNEM3910 paper$12.95.

ON FOOT IN THE GRAND CANYON: Hiking the Trails of the South Rim. Spangler

Guidebook for hikers. Maps, photos, 200 pages. Inventory = 5. PRUE6539 paper$14.95.




The Papago (Tohono O'odham) and Pima Indians of Arizona

Ruth M. Underhill.

Noted anthropologist describes everyday life, religion, arts, and government of two Arizona tribes. First published in 1930s.
74 pages, illustrated. Inventory= 1.

ISBN: 978-0-86541-059-6. Order #: FILT0487 paper$10.95   


PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK topographic map. US Geological Survey. Arizona. Folded. Inventory = 1. USGS8824 map$4.00.

PETRIFIED FOREST: The Story Behind the Scenery. Ash & May.

Stone trees of ancient forest, now opalized; wildlife, Indian ruins. 33 color photos, 32 large-format pages. Inventory = 90. No ISBN. 1981. Order #:  PEFO1086 paper$4.95.




PETRIFIED FOREST: the story behind the scenery. Ash. Explains origins of stone logs, limbs, roots scattered in whole sections or pieces across this desert landscape, plus animal fossils of the region. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. No ISBN. Order #: KCPU4867 paper$8.95




PETRIFIED FOREST IN PICTURES: the continuing story. Bowmans. Extended captions explain the unusual opalized fossil logs of this desert national park; includes animal fossils also discovered here and ancient Indian sites plus desert plants and animals. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-056-4. 1991. Order #: KCPU paper$8.95






POISONOUS DWELLERS OF THE DESERT. Dodge. Spiders, scorpions, snakes, centipedes, bees, bugs, gila monster. How to identify, treat bites. Photos, 48 pages. Inventory = 1. SOPM2172 paper$2.50.




Powell's Canyon Voyage

W. L. Rusho.

History of J. W. Powell's first expedition through the Grand Canyon. 44pages, illustrated. Inventory = 7.

ISBN: 0-910584-12-5. Order #: FILT0461 paper$4.00/50



PRACTICAL SPOKEN SPANISH. Kercheville. Stresses pronunciation, vocabulary building, and usable idioms and sentences; appropriate for self-instruction. 162 pages. Inventory = 3. UNEM3909 paper$7.95.

RECOLLECTIONS OF PHANTOM RANCH. Simpson. Horseback guest inn at bottom of Grand Canyon. Photos, map, 24 pages. Inventory = 2. GRCA0570 paper$4.95.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF ARIZONA. Trimble. Varied legends, lost-treasure stories, ghost towns, place names, ancient past of byways. Illustrated, 480 pages. Inventory = 1. MOPR5613 paper$20.00.




SAGUARO NATIONAL MONUMENT, Arizona. Shelton & Dodge. National Park Service Handbook to relationships among land, climate, plants, wild animals, man in desert environment of Arizona. Color illustrations, 104 pages. Inventory = 4. USGB8819 paper$7.50.

SAGUARO: the desert flower book. Miller. A couple hundred coolor drawings and notes on common flowers of Southwest deserts. 68 little pages. Inventory =1. ISBN:0-933472-69-2. Order #: JOHN3772 paper$5.95




SALINAS: Archaeology, History, Prehistory. Noble. New Mexico area includes pueblo Indian and Spanish mission sites of Gran Quivira, Quarai, and Abo. Illustrated, maps, 40 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. ANCI8013 paper$7.95.


SANTA FE TRAIL--Voyage of Discovery the story behind the scenery. Murphy. History of wagon route from Kansas City, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico--ruts still visible on the trail, ruins of posts, the restored Bent's Fort, wagons, and travelers. 64 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-88714-086-6. 1994. Order #: KCPU4869 paper$8.95


SHRUBS AND TREES OF THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS. Bowers. Life span, peak blooming times and habitats, identifying guide. Illustrated, 140 pages. Inventory = 1. SOPM9500 paper$9.95.

A SKETCH OF GRAND CANYON PREHISTORY. Jones. Overview of early native Americans--pottery, dwellings, rock art, foods. Photos, drawings, 15 pages. Inventory = 1. GRCA0572 paper$4.95.


SONORAN DESERT: the story behind the scenery. Helms. Unusual desert landscape and wildlife zone of SW AZ, SE CA, and Baja California--with strange cactus, sand dunes, faulted mountains,and even a seacoast. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-916122-71-9. 1991. Order #: KCPU4891 paper$8.95






History and present of old mines, villages, and towns of southern New Mexico & Arizona. Drawings, 64 large-format pages. Inventory = 6. CAMB0249 paper$4.50.



SOUTHWESTERN GHOST TOWN ATLAS. Johnson. Fact and legend combine with map directions to sites of history, treasure, lost mines in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah & Colorado. 12 photos, 20 maps, 48 pages. Inventory = 2.       CYJO642 paper$4.00. 


SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN RECIPE BOOK. Hesse. Recipes of Apache, Papago, Pima, Pueblo, Navajo. Kneel-down bread, blue corn fritters, chili mush, chili fritters, green jerky fry!  Illus. 60 p. Inventory = 6.

ISBN: 978-0-86541-042-9. Order #: FILT0658 paper$5.95




SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN POTTERY. Hucko. Potters and their styles from the pueblo towns of the Southwest. 64 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-88714-148-X. 1999. Order# KCPU4262 paper$12.95





THE STATE PARKS OF NEW MEXICO. Young. Guide to 44 sites of archeology, history, nature, and recreation. Photos, 170 pages. Inventory = 1. UNEM1616 paper$11.95.

TACEY CROMWELL. Richter. A realistic novel of life in a turn-of-the-century Arizona mining town, portrays an industrial society whose citizens prize wealth and respectability above all else. Inventory = 4. UNEM3760 paper$6.95.

TRAIL GUIDE TO FORT BOWIE. Early military fort in Arizona. 28 pages. Inventory = 11. No ISBN. SOPM2168 paper$1.00.



TUMACACORI'S YESTERDAYS. Jackson. Inventory = 1. SOPM3457 paper$6.95.


A "Who's Who" of strange plants in the Southwestern American Desert. Inventory = 21. REGA1224 paper$3.95.



WHITE SANDS: Wind, Sand, and Time. Atkinson. Natural and human history of White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. 13 color photos, 44 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. SOPM1306 paper$3.95.

WILDFLOWERS ALONG FOREST AND MESA TRAILS. Bernard. Guide to 80 species in New Mexico. Drawings, 194 pages. Inventory = 1. UNEM1621 paper$9.95.

ZUNI & EL MORRO: Past and Present. Noble & Woodbury. History, prehistory, culture of Zuni native Americans, plus scenic El Morro National Monument, in New Mexico. Illustrated,  maps, 40 pages. lg. fmt Inventory = 1. ANCI8014 paper$7.95.

TEEPEE NEIGHBORS. Coolidge. Shares the experience of living as neighbors with Shoshoni and Arapaho native Americans in early 1900s. 200 pages. Inventory = 1. UOKL5656 paper$7.95.

THE WEST ON WOOD: Volume 1 (Southwestern Indians). Choda. 19th century engravings gleaned from early publications. Illustrated, 56 pages. Inventory = 12. FILT4662 paper$3.95.



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6 CENTRAL TEXAS AUTO TOURS. McIlvain. Roadside discoveries of historic and legendary sites, natural beauty, unusual shops, eating places, hidden landmarks. 85 illustrations,  228 pages. Inventory = 2. EAKI4987 paper$9.95.

ADMIRAL OF THE HILLS: Chester W. Nimitz. Driskill. Biography from the Texas hill country of this American naval hero who commanded the Pacific Fleet in World War II. 82 photos, 312 pages. Inventory = 1. EAKI3778 cloth$14.95.

THE ALAMO. Myers. Chronicles this Texas siege. Maps, 240 pages. Inventory = 2. UNEB1596 paper$9.95.

ALAMO AND THE TEXAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE (THE). Haythornthwaite. Covers uniforms and personal equipment of these soldiers. Photos, 48 pages. Inventory = 1. STAC4239 paper$12.95.


 Frontier recipes from 1850-late 1880s, at remote west Texas outpost Fort Davis (now a national historic site). Illustrated, 72 pages. Inventory = 17. SOPM1304 spiral$4.95.



BACK ROADS OF TEXAS. Thollander. Captures spirit of rural landscapes, history, and humor. Illustrated, maps, 204 pages. Inventory = 1. NOLA9118 paper$11.95.



Wildflower fields, city skylines, building architecture, parks. Color photos, 72 large-format pages. Inventory = 11. ISBN: 0-89802-097-2.  BEAM0118 paper$7.95.




BEAUTIFUL OKLAHOMA. Plains, wildflowers, buffalo, rivers, mountains. Color photos, 72 large-format  pages. Inventory = 3. BEAM6179 paper$6.95.



Deserts, wildflowers, cattle range, mountains, historic buildings, The Alamo. Color photos, 72 large-format pages. Inventory = 50. ISBN: 0-915796-74-0. BEAM0125 paper$8.95.




BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK topographic map. US Geological Survey. Texas. Folded. Inventory = 2. USGS9596 map$4.00.

THE BIG BEND OF THE RIO GRANDE.  Maxwell. Rocks, geologic history, and settlers of Big Bend National park area, Texas. Illustrated, 144 pages., geologic map. Inventory = 3. BUEG2292 paper$9.95.

BIG BEND--Three Steps to the Sky. Deckert. Human and natural history of Texas national park's river, desert, and mountain environments. 50 color photos, 44 large-format pages. Inventory = 4. BIBE0177 paper$3.95.


National Park Service Handbook to Texas National park gives introduction and history, natural history, with travel guide to desert and canyons. Illustrated, 128 pages. Inventory = 5. USGB2437 paper$7.95.



BIG BEND: A Homesteader's Story. Langford. Illustrated, 191 pages. Inventory = 1. UTEX4735 paper$9.95.

DAVID CROCKETT: The Man Behind the Myth. Burke. Photos, 304 pages. Inventory = 1.                              EAKI4980 cloth$15.95.

DESERTS ON THE MARCH. Sears. The destruction of America's grasslands by advancing deserts and the conservation practices needed to stop it. 272 pages. Inventory = 3. UOKL1652 cloth$17.95.

DUST BOWL (THE): Men, Dirt, and Depression. Bonnifield. Factual information on middle America's most devastating natural disaster--drought, dust, and land erosion in Oklahoma and Kansas. Photos, 244 pages. Inventory = 1.     UNEM3907 cloth$14.95.




FREDERICKSBURG: Self-Guiding Auto Tour. Hubbard. Tourguide to this Texas area of scenic hill country and history (Lyndon B Johnson National Historic Site & Admiral Nimitz State Historic Park). 20 pages. Inventory = 1. AWAN3100 paper$2.00.

THE GENUINE TEXAS HANDBOOK. Kent. Inventory = 1. WORK3741 paper$6.95.

GEOLOGIC FIELD GUIDE TO PADRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE. Corpus Christi Geological Society. Biology, geology, and history of island off Texas; beach processes, shells, birdlife, beach animals. Illustrated, 63 pages. Inventory = 1. PAIS2410 paper$6.00.

GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK: Its Story and Its Scenery. Barnett.

History, geology, wildlife of Texas desert National park. Color photos, 32 large-format pages. Inventory = 10. CACA1889 paper$2.95.




GUIDE TO TEXAS & THE SOUTHWEST. Hitchcock. Inventory = 1. BUFR2476 paper$4.95.

HISTORIC SAN ANTONIO and the Texas Border Country. Driskill. Presents this colorful Texas city, the nearby Hill country, and the Mexican border area of Laredo County, Eagle Pass, and Del Rio. Photos, maps, 160 pages. Inventory = 2. EAKI4985 paper$7.95.

HISTORIC TEXAS HOTELS & COUNTRY INNS. Johnson. Presents the old stagecoach inns, steamboat inns, railroad hotels, coastal resorts, and grand city hotels where Texas history was made. 142 photos, 240 pages. Inventory = 2. EAKI4986 paper$8.95.


Novel of an East Texas tenant farmer struggling to support his family in the 1930s Depression and drought. 260 pages. Inventory = 4. UNEM3916 paper$10.95.



INDIAN LIFE IN THE TEXAS BIG BEND. Museum of the Big Bend. Beginner's introduction to archeology; children's activity book; summarizes history of native Americans in Big Bend National park, Texas. Illustrated, 24 pages. Inventory = 7.    BIBE0174 paper$1.00.

LAW WEST OF FORT SMITH. Shirley. "Hanging Judge" Parker's historic court and Oklahoma outlaws. Photos, 335 pages. Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-8032-5183-1. UNEB1591 paper$14.95.



LBJ COUNTRY. Guide to LB Johnson National Historic Site & Fredericksburg, Texas. 58 color illustrations, 40 pages. Inventory = 5. AWAN6171 paper$2.50.

THE OZARKS OUTDOORS: A Guide for Fishermen, Hunters, and Tourists. Rafferty. Complete guide to this region of hills, forests, and lakes in Missouri/KS/AR/OK; history, physical features, cultural traits, recreation areas, festivals. 185 illustrations,  37 maps, 400 pages. Inventory = 1. UOKL1635 cloth$24.95.

PHOTOGRAPHING WILD TEXAS. Bauer. Step-by-step guide takes a fresh look at the natural spots of this state and shows how to transfer the sights to film. 94 color photos. Inventory = 1. UTEX4711 paper$14.95.

QUADRANGLE: The History of Fort Sam Houston. Cagle. Role of this Texas fort of over 100 years--supply depot for Rough Riders in Spanish American war, later events. Photos, 200 pages. Inventory = 1. EAKI4972 cloth$14.95.

THE RAVEN: The Story of Sam Houston. James. Biography of the man who built Texas--from the frontier to state governor to senator. 384 pages. Inventory = 3. MOCK3589 paper$2.50.


Highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis and how they came from different paths to a common fate in l836 when this San Antonio mission fell to the Mexican army. Illustrated, 261 pages.Inventory = 6. UNEB1956 paper$10.95.



RIVER GUIDE TO THE RIO GRANDE: General Information. National Park Service. Big Bend National park--contains river regulations, equipment needs, hints for successful trip. Photos, 24 pages. Inventory = 1.             BIBE0170 paper$1.00.

ROADSIDE FLOWERS OF TEXAS. Irwin. Presents  257 of the loveliest and most prevalent--description and identification. 257 color paintings, 305 pages. Inventory = 1. UTEX4733 paper$12.95.

SAN ANTONIO: A Historical and Pictorial Guide. Ramsdell. Past and present of this distinctive Texan city: historic districts, missions, museums, scenic features, sights. 123 illustrations,  8 maps, 320 pages. Inventory = 1. UTEX4728 paper$8.95.

THE SECOND TEXAS INFANTRY: From Shiloh to Vicksburg. Chance. Describes service in Civil War of this Confederate group. Photos, 230 pages. Inventory = 1. ZZXS5181 cloth$13.95.

SIX YEARS WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS: 1875-1881. Gillett. Classic account of recruit's service depicts how rangers maintained law and order on the frontier: captures, Indian pursuits, feuds, shootings. Illustrated, 294 pages. Inventory = 2. UNEB2296 paper$9.95.

TERRELL'S TEXAS CAVALRY: The Wild Horsemen of the Plains in the Civil War. Spencer. History of this Texas Confederate cavalry regiment. Photos, 224 pages. Inventory = 1. EAKI4977 cloth$12.95.

TEXAS AUTO TRAILS: The South and the Rio Grande Valley. McIlvain. Entertaining and informative set of driving tours through this region. Illustrated. Inventory = 1. UTEX4710 paper$9.95.

THE TEXAS RANGERS. Hardin. Development of this police force from its beginnings as Indian fighters to its role today. Inventory = 1. STAC6482 paper$11.95.

TEXAS RHAPSODY: Memories of a Native Son. Porterfield.

True yarns of rural and working folk in Texas. 284 pages. Originally published by Holt, Rinehart, & Winston at $13.95. Inventory =10. ISBN:0-03-059294-1. ZZTB6259 cloth$3.98/60.





TEXAS SHELLS: A Field Guide. Andrews. Illustrated. Inventory = 1. UTEX4734 paper$8.95.

TEXAS SHOW CAVES. Sinise. Descriptions of 7 underground chambers in Texas--pristine beauty in waterfalls, rivers, lakes, formations. Photos, 120 pages. Inventory = 1. EAKI4982 paper$5.95.

TEXAS WILDFLOWERS: A Field Guide. Campbell & Loughmiller. 381 color illustrations. Inventory = 1.         UTEX4705 paper$12.95.

TOUR GUIDE TO NORTH TEXAS. Gonzalez. Seven auto tours out of Dallas/Ft Worth to NE Texas, Red River country, Brazos belt, and Texas fort trails. Photos, maps, 232 pages. Inventory = 2. EAKI4984 paper$8.95.

WHERE RAINBOWS WAIT FOR RAIN: The Big Bend Country. Lynn & Fenker. Photographs and poems of this south Texas region--open spaces, volcanic badlands, limestone canyons, mountains in the shimmering heat of Chihuahuan desert. Black and white photos, 102 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. MISC4020 cloth$25.00.


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